April 2010

Dave Pell Nails It Again

Tweetage Wasteland has become one of my very favorite blogs.

I am in awe of the social graph and the power of sharing. But I am worried about group think and a growing inability to be alone. I worry that someday my entire world will be shared, annotated and generally infringed upon by everyone I’ve ever met (and maybe a few hundred million folks I haven’t).

Don’t miss the kicker, something I’m strongly considering.

Apr. 27, 2010 privacy socialmedia

I Walked the Brooklyn Bridge Without Facebook

Couldn’t stop nodding my head while reading this. A nice compliment to Jaron Lanier’s outstanding You Are Not a Gadget.

But to the essay, I must add: There is a choice, even today. Want some solitude? Then turn off the phone.

Apr. 17, 2010 books privacy socialmedia